"Excellent Clinical Treatment + Fabulous after..."

About: Wexham Park Hospital

It was admitted to Wexham Park in a bit of a rush and found myself on the operating theatre - the very same day!

A&E recognised the severity of my condition (blocked bowel) and called an Out-of-Hours Surgeon to operate - in the small hours of the morning.

I was all a huge shock, but a huge relief to realise that the had they delayed opeating on the bowel - I ight not have survived the night!

The surgery has been a huge success - though I'm still adapting to the use of a Colostomy Bag!

My wounds healed quickly and I was quickly back on my feet.

I cannot praise enough the entire surgery team - absolutely flawless surgery - an excellent team!

I was in post surgery care (Ward 11) for a further 13 days though, as they carefully monitoried my recovery and got be reestablished with eating and functioning bowels.

It was not straightforward - but those nurses and care assistants cared to my every need day-and-night.

I cannot understate the fabulous professionalism and tender care that they provided.

There was a time when I was 'spaced out' - but I was still very aware of the dilgent care they were providing - making sure i was well medicated and in the minimum of pain.

Similarly, in the days of recuperation - they were there every hour of every day - monitoring me and encouraging me to pull though and get back of fitness. I was probably a grumpy patient particlary in the days of 'Nil by mouth' - but I always new I was in safe caring hands.

I cnnot praise enough the Wexham park Surgical Team and the Ward 11 staff - of all disciplines - who so lovingly cared for me - just as if I was family!

Thank you, from the bottom-of-my heart for saving my life and caring for me in such a loving and caring way.

I will forever be in your debt!

Well done!

Keep up that excellent work - its very, very much appreciated!

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Response from Wexham Park Hospital

Dear Brian

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback.

I'm pleased to hear that your experience was a positive one and you felt reassured with the treatment.

We are very lucky to have a great team who try and treat patients as though it were their own family in front of them.

The team will be delighted to read your comments, and feedback like yours makes it all worthwhile.

Kind Regards

Claire Marshall

Head of Patient Experience

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